Lactation Consultation information (click here for postpartum doula information)
I am happy to offer lactation and postpartum support, including phone consultations and home visits. Contact me if you are in need of lactation and/or postpartum support for a free 10 minute consultation and we can discuss different options together.
Lactation Intake Form-- please note that not all fields are mandatory. If you have completed all of the information that is relevant, please select "Ignore" in order to continue. If you have any difficulties, please call or email.
Initial In-home Lactation Consultation*
Typical visit lasts 1-2 hours
Includes follow-up phone and email support for 2 weeks
Assist with positioning and latch
Observation of a feed
Assessment of the child's oral anatomy & suck
Evaluation of milk transfer
Pre/post weight as indicated
Investigate cause(s) of issues
Provide education and support for newborn and baby care
Follow-Up In-home Consultation
Established clients only
Prenatal Consultation May include the following (each consultation is customized):
Learn about breast/human milk, anatomy, and how your body produces milk
Positioning techniques and tricks & the secrets to a great latch
What to expect the first few days and weeks
How to know that your baby is getting enough milk
How to work your pump and choose the right size flange
Learn the importance of skin-to-skin and the hours after birth
Baby bathing and hygiene care
Safe infant sleep
Packages Postpartum Doula Package - This package includes an extended lactation consultation encompassing two+ feedings and doula work in-between. (5 hours of support in one day)
Prenatal Package - includes one prenatal lactation consultation and one lactation consultation after the baby arrives.
Back-to-work Package - includes one initial lactation consultation and one back-to-work consultation.
Full Package - includes one prenatal lactation consultation, one lactation consultation after the baby arrives, and one follow-up consultation or back-to-work/weaning consultation.